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17 February 2020
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Author: Dejusticia (Colombia)

“Cómo las empresas recolectan tus datos” – 12 febrero de 2020...

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17 February 2020

Somalia: Amnesty accuses Facebook of disabling journalists' accounts & compromising freedom of speech; Facebook comments

 Amnesty International has claimed that Facebook's disabling of Somalia-based journalists' accounts compromises their freedom of expression. It has urged Facebook to ensure it is not manipulated by the Somalia authorities to undermine the right to...

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13 February 2020
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Author: 立场新闻(香港)

“《香港01》员工投诉 因于 FB 批评公司派救救口罩及 home office 政策被解雇”, 2020年2月12日...

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12 February 2020

Hong Kong: Online news portal HK01 reportedly fires employee for criticising company's policy during coronavirus outbreak on Facebook

Author: Stand News (Hong Kong)

[Excerpt translation from Chinese to English provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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12 February 2020

By hosting a grand prix in Saudi Arabia, F1 has "ignored" its human rights commitment, say HRW

Author: Giles Richards, The Guardian (UK)

"F1 risks sportswashing boost with Saudi Arabia GP, says human rights group," 10 Feb 2020...

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12 February 2020

Cambodia: 100 NGOs & communities issue a joint letter calling on govt. to repeal Law on Associations and NGOs; while govt. calls CSOs to seek advice

Author: Dara Mech, The Phnom Penh Post

"CSOs asked to seek legal advice over amendments", 11 February 2020...

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12 February 2020

Cambodia: European Commission decides to partially withdraw Cambodia’s trade preferences affecting selected garment and footwear products, & all travel goods and sugar

Author: European Commission

"Commission decides to partially withdraw Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market", 12 February 2020...

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12 February 2020

Cambodia: Ratanakkiri Provincial Court ends investigations into criminal charges of incitement against an NGO staffer and nine residents

Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Court case over for Adhoc officer", 11 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

India: Airlines ban comedian for questioning a journalist on film during a flight; comedian says his freedom of speech is being restricted

On 28 January 2020, Kunal Kamra, an Indian comedian, recorded a video of him questioning Arnab Goswami, an Indian journalist, while on an IndiGo flight. Kamra can be seen asking questions about whether Goswami was a 'coward or journalist or nationalist...

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5 February 2020

Poor working conditions and low wages threatens Ethiopia's industrial parks' vision to spur industrial revolution

Author: AFP

"Angry workers spurn Ethiopia's 'industrial revolution'"...

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